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Vatican Frescoes

Vatican Frescoes

A caryatid leaning on an oar which she is holding with both hands


Etching | RCIN 852782

A print reproducing one of the caryatids designed by Raphael and painted on the dado below the fresco of 'The Meeting between Leo the Great and Attila' in the Stanza di Eliodoro in the Vatican. This caryatid is generally interpreted as representing Marine. Lettered with artists' names at lower left. Numbered at tope left: 8. Published in 'Diverses Figures Hieroglyphiques Peinte par Raphael d'Urbin dans une des salles du Vatican à Rome', a series of 13 plates reproducing figures painted on the dado in the Stanza di Eliodoro.
  • Added to the Prince Consort's Raphael Collection (c.1853-76)